The DECHEMA Prize is awarded in recognition of outstanding scientific achievements in DECHEMA’s sphere of interest which are of fundamental importance and serve as an impetus for innovative developments. Preference is given to the work of younger, early career scientists who, for instance, do not yet hold a permanent professorship or a comparable position in a research institution or industry.

The DECHEMA Prize 2016 was conferred on May 31, 2017 on

Prof. Dr. Regina Palkovits, Aachen

for her fundamental work in developing heterogeneous-catalytic processes for the selective conversion of renewable raw materials in liquid phase to base chemicals and tailor-made fuels.



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